The Global Legal Post | Latesthttp://www.globallegalpost.comThe latest stories from The Global Legal PostSat, 22 Sep 2018en-gb(C) 2018 Global City Media LtdGlobal Legal Post - Latest News &amp; Headlineshttp://www.globallegalpost.comhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/images/feed-image/global-legal-post.pngDoughty Street chambers mourn human rights campaigner<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/doughty-street-chambers-mourn-human-rights-campaigner-65339523/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Louis Blom.jpg' border='0'/></a>Sir Louis Blom-Cooper has died aged 92.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/doughty-street-chambers-mourn-human-rights-campaigner-65339523/Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:09Marine Le Pen to defy court order to undergo psychological examination<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/marine-le-pen-to-defy-court-order-to-undergo-psychological-examination-49681968/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1061413238.jpg' border='0'/></a>French court orders divisive far-right politician to undergo psychological assessment after she disseminated images of extreme violence.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/marine-le-pen-to-defy-court-order-to-undergo-psychological-examination-49681968/Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:09Singapore acts to tackle fake news regulation<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/singapore-acts-to-tackle-fake-news-regulation-65432584/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1075854899.jpg' border='0'/></a>Committee offers 22 recommendations to fight fake news, but says there is no silver bullet to deal with the issues and caution is needed.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/singapore-acts-to-tackle-fake-news-regulation-65432584/Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:09UK law's supreme MeToo moment<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-laws-supreme-metoo-moment-48732685/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_713550853.jpg' border='0'/></a>British legal history will be made when women form the majority on the bench to decide case in UK highest court for first time.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-laws-supreme-metoo-moment-48732685/Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:09Spanish lawyers release scathing report on legal system<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/spanish-lawyers-release-scathing-report-on-legal-system-79746457/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_705709066.jpg' border='0'/></a>Barcelona bar association warns of collapse in courts due to overload resulting from European court decision on mortgage contracts.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/spanish-lawyers-release-scathing-report-on-legal-system-79746457/Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:09Parisian law firm creates digital transformation brand<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/parisian-law-firm-creates-digital-transformation-brand-11144549/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_506948350.jpg' border='0'/></a>After nearly 100 years in business, law firm is rewriting the rules with a new team dedicated to digital transformation called Gide 255.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/parisian-law-firm-creates-digital-transformation-brand-11144549/Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:09Lawyer activists call out UK companies on climate risk reporting<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/lawyer-activists-call-out-uk-companies-on-climate-risk-reporting-60370012/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_630429824.jpg' border='0'/></a>UK companies and auditors told relegating climate considerations to CSR in annual reports is no longer good enough.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/lawyer-activists-call-out-uk-companies-on-climate-risk-reporting-60370012/Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:09Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-80115688/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_219197476.jpg' border='0'/></a>You're probably just getting over the summer holidays, so you won't really want to hear University of Bahamas has a new general counsel!http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-80115688/Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:09Improper payments and kickbacks costs UTC nearly $14m<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/improper-payments-and-kickbacks-costs-utc-nearly-$14m-29292514/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/SEC (3).jpg' border='0'/></a>United Technologies Corporation (UTC) agrees with SEC to pay close to $14 million to settle Asia allegations.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/improper-payments-and-kickbacks-costs-utc-nearly-$14m-29292514/Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:09Giant carmakers fall foul of EU antitrust investigation<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/giant-carmakers-fall-foul-of-eu-antitrust-investigation-48930795/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_598552907.jpg' border='0'/></a>European Commission investigating carmakers in alleged collusion to keep certain emissions technologies out of passenger cars in Europe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/giant-carmakers-fall-foul-of-eu-antitrust-investigation-48930795/Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:09Dentons expands pan-Asia ambitions with Zain addition<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dentons-expands-pan-asia-ambitions-with-zain-addition-58949975/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_493602187.jpg' border='0'/></a>In a second ASEAN move this year, the global law firm has added Malaysia's Zain to its global network.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dentons-expands-pan-asia-ambitions-with-zain-addition-58949975/Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:09UK bumbling along in the crypto wild west as lawmakers want high noon<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-bumbling-along-in-the-crypto-wild-west-as-lawmakers-want-high-noon-62273686/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_178470551.jpg' border='0'/></a>UK treasury committee calls for an end to the 'wild west' crypto markets and wants regulations to protect investors.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-bumbling-along-in-the-crypto-wild-west-as-lawmakers-want-high-noon-62273686/Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:09Pro bono donation of $15 Million by US big law in environmental honour<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pro-bono-donation-of-$15-million-by-us-big-law-in-environmental-honour-24501874/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1066812167.jpg' border='0'/></a>US big law unites to honour late environmental attorney Nancy McFadden with sustainability investment, as support voiced nationally.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pro-bono-donation-of-$15-million-by-us-big-law-in-environmental-honour-24501874/Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:09Law Society flags concerns over UK anti-terror legislation<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-society-flags-concerns-over-uk-anti-terror-legislation-30963307/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_3562781331.jpg' border='0'/></a>Solicitor's body shares their concerns over UK anti-terror legislation, calls for more oversight to protect confidentiality rights.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-society-flags-concerns-over-uk-anti-terror-legislation-30963307/Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:09Maritime industry and government promote UAE's new Arbitration Law<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/maritime-industry-and-government-promote-uaes-new-arbitration-law-6815187/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1008062464.jpg' border='0'/></a>The UAE maritime sector has teamed up with the government to promote the emirates as am arbitration destination.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/maritime-industry-and-government-promote-uaes-new-arbitration-law-6815187/Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:09Scottish survey highlights violence against legal professionals<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/scottish-survey-highlights-violence-against-legal-professionals-88565648/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_135869108.jpg' border='0'/></a>Legal professionals are increasingly victims of violence and threats says Scot's Law Society, proposes recommendations.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/scottish-survey-highlights-violence-against-legal-professionals-88565648/Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:09German court delays YouTube intellectual property case<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/german-court-delays-youtube-intellectual-property-case-53320518/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_219611677.jpg' border='0'/></a>Music producer working with singer Sarah Brightman waits on Der Bundesgerichtshof as the court seeks input on interpretation issues.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/german-court-delays-youtube-intellectual-property-case-53320518/Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:09China calls for global collaboraton on AI ethics and law<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/china-calls-for-global-collaboraton-on-ai-ethics-and-law-40585734/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_132906761.jpg' border='0'/></a>China's president and vice-premier tell AI experts collaboration needed on the ethical and legal aspects of AI and intellectual property.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/china-calls-for-global-collaboraton-on-ai-ethics-and-law-40585734/Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:09Korea to expand class action lawsuit system after BMW fires<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/korea-to-expand-class-action-lawsuit-system-after-bmw-fires-66203664/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1160238322.jpg' border='0'/></a>A number of incidents involving BMW cars catching fire has led to government action on changing the rules of class action in South Korea.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/korea-to-expand-class-action-lawsuit-system-after-bmw-fires-66203664/Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:09Simpson Millar &pound;50m investment to boost consumer market ambition<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/simpson-millar-50m-investment-to-boost-consumer-market-ambition-14717109/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1176171316.jpg' border='0'/></a>The UK firm has acquired Liverpool firm EAD in bid to attain market-leading position, expects more deals to come.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/simpson-millar-50m-investment-to-boost-consumer-market-ambition-14717109/Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:09Lost in translation - what exactly did the two Koreas agree on?<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lost-in-translation---what-exactly-did-the-two-koreas-agree-on-77194279/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1111956992.jpg' border='0'/></a>Confusion has emerged over different English versions of Panmunjom Declaration submitted to UN.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lost-in-translation---what-exactly-did-the-two-koreas-agree-on-77194279/Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:09BSB launches consultation on transparency rules<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bsb-launches-consultation-on-transparency-rules-85933249/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/barrister-3.jpg' border='0'/></a>Following competition study, the UK bar confident as it launches consultation on transparency draft rules.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bsb-launches-consultation-on-transparency-rules-85933249/Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:09US law school forced to close settles class action suit<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-law-school-forced-to-close-settles-class-action-suit-37533562/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1174977040.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Charlotte Law School has reached agreement with former students in a $2.7m settlement proposal.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-law-school-forced-to-close-settles-class-action-suit-37533562/Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:09Border deal between Serbia and Kosovo expected by next Spring<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/border-deal-between-serbia-and-kosovo-expected-by-next-spring-84534520/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_6321758811.jpg' border='0'/></a>The sanctity of state borders, a cornerstone of public international law, is coming under increasing scrutiny as foes strive for a land deal.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/border-deal-between-serbia-and-kosovo-expected-by-next-spring-84534520/Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:09Ashurst finds an alternative route to Brisbane<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ashurst-finds-an-alternative-route-to-brisbane-48319918/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Brisbane4.jpg' border='0'/></a>Ashurst strengthens alternative legal services capability in APAC with global delivery centre launch in Brisbane.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ashurst-finds-an-alternative-route-to-brisbane-48319918/Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:09Oxford study highlights in-house counsel role in Germany<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/oxford-study-highlights-in-house-counsel-role-in-germany-77288358/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_11760191351.jpg' border='0'/></a>Oxford University study highlights the need to control risks as legal departments find there is rising profile internally.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/oxford-study-highlights-in-house-counsel-role-in-germany-77288358/Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:09Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-9475455/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1176822913.jpg' border='0'/></a>General counsel causes a ripple at an awkward time as she heads out the door, while another returns to her roots.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-9475455/Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:09Europeans rather than Americans are most-diverse companies<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/europeans-rather-than-americans-are-most-diverse-companies-10813529/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/diversity_cropped.jpg' border='0'/></a>A diversity and inclusion index tracking over 7,000 companies worldwide shows European companies top the list as the most diverse companies.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/europeans-rather-than-americans-are-most-diverse-companies-10813529/Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:09Norway's $1 trillion fund sets stricter environmental guidelines<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/norways-$1-trillion-fund-sets-stricter-environmental-guidelines-35236574/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1177372063.jpg' border='0'/></a>Wealth fund undertaking greater scrutiny of sustainability and ocean pollution impacts of corporates in which they investhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/norways-$1-trillion-fund-sets-stricter-environmental-guidelines-35236574/Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:09Littler just got bigger<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/littler-just-got-bigger-24633842/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/12768167_s_300x180.jpg' border='0'/></a>Employment and labour specialists expands network with a foothold in Brussels with Reliance tie-up.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/littler-just-got-bigger-24633842/Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:09Society backs online education resource<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/society-backs-online-education-resource-86960562/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_523407850.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Law Society of England and Wales has backed a new free education resource aimed at future lawyers.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/society-backs-online-education-resource-86960562/Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:09US court rules London's National Gallery can keep 'Stolen' Matisse<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-court-rules-londons-national-gallery-can-keep-stolen-matisse-52692501/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1132192202.jpg' border='0'/></a>Matisse's heirs claim painting was stolen in the wake of second world war, but appeal court upholds 2017 ruling.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-court-rules-londons-national-gallery-can-keep-stolen-matisse-52692501/Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:09Human rights legal challenge over UK torture authorisations<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/human-rights-legal-challenge-over-uk-torture-authorisations-61114885/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_722581441.jpg' border='0'/></a>Human rights group launches a legal challenge against UK government for authorising criminal acts abroad as calls for an enquiry mount.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/human-rights-legal-challenge-over-uk-torture-authorisations-61114885/Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:09Law firms taking the pledge on mental health<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-taking-the-pledge-on-mental-health-56398025/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1167752680.jpg' border='0'/></a>ABA calls on firms to pledge to tackle lawyer mental-health and substance-use issues.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-taking-the-pledge-on-mental-health-56398025/Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:09US threatens sanctions against 'illegitimate' ICC<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-threatens-sanctions-against-illegitimate-icc-91956716/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_180961331.jpg' border='0'/></a>US national security adviser John Bolton slams ICC over Afghanistan report, IBA gives angry response.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-threatens-sanctions-against-illegitimate-icc-91956716/Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:09Online lawyers to offer 'smart contracts' next year<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/online-lawyers-to-offer-smart-contracts-next-year-4593250/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1173691102.jpg' border='0'/></a>Smart contracts for everyday legal transactions will use blockchain technology as legal and blockchain providers join forces.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/online-lawyers-to-offer-smart-contracts-next-year-4593250/Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:09Vietnamese Justice ministry fights to curb 1000's of unlawful documents<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/vietnamese-justice-ministry-fights-to-curb-1000s-of-unlawful-documents-82221475/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_196545827.jpg' border='0'/></a>According to a justice ministry report, unlawful documents issued in Vietnam are on the increase and offers some solutions to curb the rise.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/vietnamese-justice-ministry-fights-to-curb-1000s-of-unlawful-documents-82221475/Mon, 10 Sep 2018 04:09Ringing the changes Blank Rome latest to hire innovation supremo<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ringing-the-changes-blank-rome-latest-to-hire-innovation-supremo-77611363/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1164888760.jpg' border='0'/></a>As the legal industry changes the way they do business, Blank Rome has joined the roll of law firms hiring a cio, and 30 new hires predicted.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ringing-the-changes-blank-rome-latest-to-hire-innovation-supremo-77611363/Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:09US attorney-general wants to talk big tech<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-attorney-general-wants-to-talk-big-tech-34951841/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1120634063.jpg' border='0'/></a>State attorney-generals are being summoned to discuss whether tech companies are 'intentionally stifling' free speechhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-attorney-general-wants-to-talk-big-tech-34951841/Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:09India's supreme court decriminalises gay sex<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/indias-supreme-court-decriminalises-gay-sex-3100574/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1008947950.jpg' border='0'/></a>After years of protest and many days in court, the supreme court reads down India's section 377 which criminalised 'carnal intercourse.'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/indias-supreme-court-decriminalises-gay-sex-3100574/Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:09Gender and racial bias in legal profession exposed by latest ABA Study<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/gender-and-racial-bias-in-legal-profession-exposed-by-latest-aba-study-27561062/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1162111057.jpg' border='0'/></a>Women doing 'office housework'and women of colour mistaken for janitors are everyday biases in the legal workplace - ABA study says.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/gender-and-racial-bias-in-legal-profession-exposed-by-latest-aba-study-27561062/Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:09ING to pay 775 million euros fine in money-laundering case<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ing-to-pay-775-million-euros-fine-in-money-laundering-case-2337413/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_726328528.jpg' border='0'/></a>ING insists wrongdoings detected during investigation period are due to collective deficiencies at all levels of management, not individuals.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ing-to-pay-775-million-euros-fine-in-money-laundering-case-2337413/Thu, 06 Sep 2018 09:09Gwyneth Paltrow in the goop over lawsuit<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/gwyneth-paltrow-in-the-goop-over-lawsuit-49711108/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_392888953.jpg' border='0'/></a>The actress, who founded the Goop website, agrees to pay up in vaginal egg lawsuit, after accusations she used pseudoscience to sell products.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/gwyneth-paltrow-in-the-goop-over-lawsuit-49711108/Thu, 06 Sep 2018 09:09Justice gets a shot in the arm with landmark ruling<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/justice-gets-a-shot-in-the-arm-with-landmark-ruling-71051126/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1085656106.jpg' border='0'/></a>A landmark win by Hogan Lovells, hailed by the Law Society as a shot in the arm for justice, in principle of client-lawyer confidentiality ruling.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/justice-gets-a-shot-in-the-arm-with-landmark-ruling-71051126/Thu, 06 Sep 2018 10:09Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-2630023/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_207069832.jpg' border='0'/></a>Argricultural firm turns over a new leaf with its general counselhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-2630023/Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:09JonesTrading general counsel fired after arrest for sex with a minor<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/jonestrading-general-counsel-fired-after-arrest-for-sex-with-a-minor-61419908/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1169554006.jpg' border='0'/></a>Equities and derivatives broker-dealer JonesTrading Institutional Services fired firm after 'appalling charges.'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/jonestrading-general-counsel-fired-after-arrest-for-sex-with-a-minor-61419908/Wed, 05 Sep 2018 22:09Healthcare systems breaches by corporate insiders top the list<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/healthcare-systems-breaches-by-corporate-insiders-top-the-list-93856313/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_608586740.jpg' border='0'/></a>Warning for general counsel at healthcare firms: your insiders are the chief source of threat as industry has the highest threat level.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/healthcare-systems-breaches-by-corporate-insiders-top-the-list-93856313/Wed, 05 Sep 2018 16:09Microsoft general counsel wants shared values written in contracts<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/microsoft-general-counsel-wants-shared-values-written-in-contracts-58544460/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1128002375.jpg' border='0'/></a>Business partners of the US tech giant are asked to share Microsoft's values if they want to work with them and offer paid family leave.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/microsoft-general-counsel-wants-shared-values-written-in-contracts-58544460/Wed, 05 Sep 2018 22:09ULaw keeps good company as a lord replaces a dame as chancellor<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ulaw-keeps-good-company-as-a-lord-replaces-a-dame-as-chancellor-81839557/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/180904-lord-neuberger.jpg' border='0'/></a>ULaw has appointed former Supreme Court president Lord Neuberger as chancellor, succeeding inaugural chancellor Dame Fiona Woolf.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ulaw-keeps-good-company-as-a-lord-replaces-a-dame-as-chancellor-81839557/Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:09Swiss law firm licenced to set up ABS in London<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/swiss-law-firm-licenced-to-set-up-abs-in-london-84151431/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_662487346.jpg' border='0'/></a>LALIVE is looking to capitalise on new arbitration business in London and bring in academics with public international law expertise.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/swiss-law-firm-licenced-to-set-up-abs-in-london-84151431/Wed, 05 Sep 2018 22:09Philippines citizens file ICC complaint accusing Duterte of murder<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/philippines-citizens-file-icc-complaint-accusing-duterte-of-murder-40876040/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1102418249.jpg' border='0'/></a>Philippine families file ICC complaint accusing president of murder during his war on drugs, who in turn accuses ICC of politicisation.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/philippines-citizens-file-icc-complaint-accusing-duterte-of-murder-40876040/Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:09Qualifying as a lawyer just got harder in Singapore<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/qualifying-as-a-lawyer-just-got-harder-in-singapore-25323270/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1059800615.jpg' border='0'/></a>The city-state has introduced a stricter bar exam and longer training to qualify to practise law.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/qualifying-as-a-lawyer-just-got-harder-in-singapore-25323270/Tue, 04 Sep 2018 04:09Indian court orders guilty pharma firm to donate to Kerala disaster fund<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/indian-court-orders-guilty-pharma-firm-to-donate-to-kerala-disaster-fund-73273113/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1168100263.jpg' border='0'/></a>Court directs firm to deposit a sum of Rupees 1.5 million towards the Kerala relief work in the aftermath of the recent floods.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/indian-court-orders-guilty-pharma-firm-to-donate-to-kerala-disaster-fund-73273113/Tue, 04 Sep 2018 04:09Vietnam Bar urged to forge ahead with judicial reform<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/vietnam-bar-urged-to-forge-ahead-with-judicial-reform-21523260/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1116927302.jpg' border='0'/></a>Vietnam President asks the bar association for an effective strategy for judical reforms and international integration.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/vietnam-bar-urged-to-forge-ahead-with-judicial-reform-21523260/Tue, 04 Sep 2018 04:09Riyadh to host first Saudi Law Conference end of month<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/riyadh-to-host-first-saudi-law-conference-end-of-month-51083778/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_196545398.jpg' border='0'/></a>Justice minister to host legal profession as legislative changes take place in context of Vision 2030, Aramco's IPO, Yemen and Qatar.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/riyadh-to-host-first-saudi-law-conference-end-of-month-51083778/Mon, 03 Sep 2018 04:09Pipeline hits more legal problems as Canadian court reverses approval<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pipeline-hits-more-legal-problems-as-canadian-court-reverses-approval-66836024/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_526110562.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Canadian Federal Court of Appeal rejects Trans Mountain 'flawed' expansion plans, wants indigenous people consulted.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pipeline-hits-more-legal-problems-as-canadian-court-reverses-approval-66836024/Tue, 04 Sep 2018 10:09Injury lawyers tell UK inquiry grieving families left to fend for themselves<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/injury-lawyers-tell-uk-inquiry-grieving-families-left-to-fend-for-themselves-98532882/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_637247548.jpg' border='0'/></a>Association says families face 'unfair' battle through means-testing for legal aid at inquests, while public authorities access top-level advice.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/injury-lawyers-tell-uk-inquiry-grieving-families-left-to-fend-for-themselves-98532882/Tue, 04 Sep 2018 10:09Ban on Islamic book in Russia breaches freedom of expression<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ban-on-islamic-book-in-russia-breaches-freedom-of-expression-1972325/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1117443821.jpg' border='0'/></a>Siding with applicants, ECHR tests limits of Russia's religious freedom and anti-extremism legislation, sees no justification for book ban.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ban-on-islamic-book-in-russia-breaches-freedom-of-expression-1972325/Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:08Canadian lawsuit aims to do a 'big tobacco' on Pharma<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/canadian-lawsuit-aims-to-do-a-big-tobacco-on-pharma-10751545/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1166602897.jpg' border='0'/></a>Forty opioid manufacturers and distributors hit by British Columbian class action lawsuit, claimants want 1990s 'big tobacco' legislation.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/canadian-lawsuit-aims-to-do-a-big-tobacco-on-pharma-10751545/Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:08Missouri voters reject 'right-to-work' law in major win for unions<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/missouri-voters-reject-right-to-work-law-in-major-win-for-unions-82495279/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1166968531.jpg' border='0'/></a>Ahead of US Labour Day weekend voters in Missouri strike down so-called 'right-to-work' law in crucial organised labour victory.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/missouri-voters-reject-right-to-work-law-in-major-win-for-unions-82495279/Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:08Lawyer in lewdness charges at high-end health club<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyer-in-lewdness-charges-at-high-end-health-club-28679924/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_490437433.jpg' border='0'/></a>Manhattan lawyer charged at the Equinox club on Wall Street, the club for the rich and famous faces a number of sex-related lawsuits.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyer-in-lewdness-charges-at-high-end-health-club-28679924/Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:08UK and Nigeria in legal sector partnership<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-and-nigeria-in-legal-sector-partnership-82777366/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1064977160.jpg' border='0'/></a>A new initiative to drive partnership between legal professionals in the UK and Nigeria announced by PM Theresa May on visit to Lagos.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-and-nigeria-in-legal-sector-partnership-82777366/Fri, 31 Aug 2018 10:08Etro sued over 'decades' of gender, race, age and disability discrimination<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/etro-sued-over-decades-of-gender-race-age-and-disability-discrimination-63042215/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1094945798.jpg' border='0'/></a>Italian fashion house Etro has been hit with a lawsuit alleging the brand 'has long concealed a dark and malevolent secret.'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/etro-sued-over-decades-of-gender-race-age-and-disability-discrimination-63042215/Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:08Apperio gets $10m boost in its battle to control corporate legal spend<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/apperio-gets-$10m-boost-in-its-battle-to-control-corporate-legal-spend-18657889/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1008190156.jpg' border='0'/></a>Legaltech company on road to expansion as market grows for services aimed at tracking and controlling corporate legal expenditure.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/apperio-gets-$10m-boost-in-its-battle-to-control-corporate-legal-spend-18657889/Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:08New arbitration fee structure to support counsel<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/new-arbitration-fee-structure-to-support-counsel-83231696/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1161997234.jpg' border='0'/></a>AAA introduces alternative fee arrangements for arbitrators option aimed at helping to control arbitration costs for corporate counsel and others.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/new-arbitration-fee-structure-to-support-counsel-83231696/Thu, 30 Aug 2018 12:08Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-96109006/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_465371912.jpg' border='0'/></a>Amongst this week's changes is one that was not the most closely guarded secret as oil giant confirms new general counsel.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-96109006/Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:08Environmental groups to campaign against 'strategic' corporate lawsuits<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/environmental-groups-to-campaign-against-strategic-corporate-lawsuits-49264659/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1008488569.jpg' border='0'/></a>20 environmental and civil liberties groups join foceces to protest against companies using lawsuits they say are aimed at silencing critics.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/environmental-groups-to-campaign-against-strategic-corporate-lawsuits-49264659/Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:08New report reveals extent of housing crisis among former prisoners<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-report-reveals-extent-of-housing-crisis-among-former-prisoners-61719876/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1064410610.jpg' border='0'/></a>People who have been to prison are 10 times more likely to be homeless, according to a new report citing a 'public safety crisis'.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-report-reveals-extent-of-housing-crisis-among-former-prisoners-61719876/Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:08Immigration lawyer struck off for 'egregious inflation' of legal aid claims<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/immigration-lawyer-struck-off-for-egregious-inflation-of-legal-aid-claims-59472785/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_757509964.jpg' border='0'/></a>UK immigration lawyer who 'wrongly claimed' &pound;800,000 struck off, medical evidence mitigation not 'exceptional.'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/immigration-lawyer-struck-off-for-egregious-inflation-of-legal-aid-claims-59472785/Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:083D-printed gun plans selling online after court order<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/3d-printed-gun-plans-selling-online-after-court-order-75583358/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1132511690.jpg' border='0'/></a>Because or in spite of? Blueprints for 3D-printed guns temporarily blocked by a Seattle judge have been put online for sale.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/3d-printed-gun-plans-selling-online-after-court-order-75583358/Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:083 months after GDPR data breach complaints already more than doubled<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/3-months-after-gdpr-data-breach-complaints-already-more-than-doubled-33719982/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1163117113.jpg' border='0'/></a>Data breach complaints more than doubled year-on-year, with financial services sector receiving over 10% of all complaints.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/3-months-after-gdpr-data-breach-complaints-already-more-than-doubled-33719982/Tue, 28 Aug 2018 08:08Blockchain consortium expands to Africa with Miranda Alliance<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/blockchain-consortium-expands-to-africa-with-miranda-alliance-65450339/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1121395757.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Miranda Alliance has announced that it has joined the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC) as its first African organization.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/blockchain-consortium-expands-to-africa-with-miranda-alliance-65450339/Tue, 28 Aug 2018 08:08Fourth case against Russia lodged by Ukraine at ECHR<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fourth-case-against-russia-lodged-by-ukraine-at-echr-67162337/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_456215317.jpg' border='0'/></a>The European Court of Human Rights has received a fourth complaint relating to detention and prosecution of Ukrainian citizens.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fourth-case-against-russia-lodged-by-ukraine-at-echr-67162337/Thu, 30 Aug 2018 08:08Pro bono: Leading the way<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/commentary/pro-bono-leading-the-way-62103479/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Pro bono3.jpg' border='0'/></a>Culture, structure and inclusiveness are key to starting a pro bono programme in a new office, say Jenner & Block lawyers Andrew Vail, Christian Tuddenham and Victoria Fitzpatrick.http://www.globallegalpost.com/commentary/pro-bono-leading-the-way-62103479/Fri, 24 Aug 2018 19:08New movie prompts independent advocacy call for child welfare<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-movie-prompts-independent-advocacy-call-for-child-welfare-47822071/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1145649389.jpg' border='0'/></a>A children's charity has called for the mandatory provision of independent advocates for children.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-movie-prompts-independent-advocacy-call-for-child-welfare-47822071/Fri, 24 Aug 2018 14:08Austria rejects 'fake' gay asylum claim…again<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/austria-rejects-fake-gay-asylum-claimagain-42544737/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_317231912.jpg' border='0'/></a>Days after a young Afghan was denied asylum because he did not 'act' or 'dress' like a homosexual, another man judged as acting 'too girlish.'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/austria-rejects-fake-gay-asylum-claimagain-42544737/Fri, 24 Aug 2018 16:08Singapore legal sector gets a double boost<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/singapore-legal-sector-gets-a-double-boost-42386180/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Singapore3.jpg' border='0'/></a>Firms given the go ahead to combine Singapore offices, while DWF launches Singapore corporate insurance practice.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/singapore-legal-sector-gets-a-double-boost-42386180/Fri, 24 Aug 2018 14:08ICC commission targets arbitration growth in Africa<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/icc-commission-targets-arbitration-growth-in-africa-76478316/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1137446981.jpg' border='0'/></a>The ICC International Court of Arbitration (ICC) is to launch an Africa Commission to co-ordinate its growth and activity in Africa.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/icc-commission-targets-arbitration-growth-in-africa-76478316/Thu, 23 Aug 2018 10:08Legal advisors told to stand down on 'biggest IPO in history'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-advisors-told-to-stand-down-on-biggest-ipo-in-history-37336438/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_417412759.jpg' border='0'/></a>Eager lawyers and other professional firms to stand down as reports indicate financial, legal and regulatory worries are halting IPO.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-advisors-told-to-stand-down-on-biggest-ipo-in-history-37336438/Thu, 23 Aug 2018 10:08Judge affirms $4.69 billion J&J talc verdict, but case likely to run and run<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/judge-affirms-$469-billion-jj-talc-verdict-but-case-likely-to-run-and-run-20277859/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_700136416.jpg' border='0'/></a>Johnson & Johnson is not backing down after judge affirms recent verdict, claimant's lawyers ask firm to take responsibility.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/judge-affirms-$469-billion-jj-talc-verdict-but-case-likely-to-run-and-run-20277859/Thu, 23 Aug 2018 10:08'Fur-ternity leave' new employee benefit is a 'no brainer'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/fur-ternity-leave-new-employee-benefit-is-a-no-brainer-47715609/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1005788548.jpg' border='0'/></a>Will in-house counsel have to 'paws for thought' as new benefit introduced? Or will it will it make the fur fly?http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/fur-ternity-leave-new-employee-benefit-is-a-no-brainer-47715609/Wed, 22 Aug 2018 11:08SEC's whistleblower plans come under fire<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/secs-whistleblower-plans-come-under-fire-3553126/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1061772224.jpg' border='0'/></a>The SEC wants to change the rules governing its whistleblower program, but law firm raises concerns.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/secs-whistleblower-plans-come-under-fire-3553126/Wed, 22 Aug 2018 11:08Financial regulators told to set bar on climate disclosure<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/financial-regulators-told-to-set-bar-on-climate-disclosure-47139287/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_220762840.jpg' border='0'/></a>NGOs prompt International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to make a global shift on climate risk reporting by corporates.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/financial-regulators-told-to-set-bar-on-climate-disclosure-47139287/Thu, 23 Aug 2018 10:08Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-46055575/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1070317496.jpg' border='0'/></a>As President Donald Trump and lawyers dominate the headlines, Novartis does its own shuffle between general counsel and ethics.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-46055575/Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:08South Korea to launch blockchain law society<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/south-korea-to-launch-blockchain-law-society-78587986/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1061483516.jpg' border='0'/></a>South Korean lawyers and tech experts will gather to hold an official ceremony on Friday 24th August.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/south-korea-to-launch-blockchain-law-society-78587986/Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:08Former SS camp guard finally deported to Germany from US<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/former-ss-camp-guard-finally-deported-to-germany-from-us-72550346/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_249572533.jpg' border='0'/></a>A former SS camp guard Jakiv Palij is in Germany 14 years after his US deportation signed, but it remains to be seen if will face trial.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/former-ss-camp-guard-finally-deported-to-germany-from-us-72550346/Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:08Law Society warns of &pound;3bn loss and a halving of growth in UK legal sector<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-society-warns-of-3bn-loss-and-a-halving-of-growth-in-uk-legal-sector-8053810/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_523407850.jpg' border='0'/></a>Various options modelled by law society research model raise concerns about impact of Brexit on UK legal sector.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-society-warns-of-3bn-loss-and-a-halving-of-growth-in-uk-legal-sector-8053810/Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:08UK city firms virtually heading to Ireland ahead of Brexit<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-city-firms-virtually-heading-to-ireland-ahead-of-brexit-93326342/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/dir_gen_ken_murphy.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law society figures reveal a 'tsunami' of registrations but not an invasion, as UK firms have a virtual rather than real presence.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-city-firms-virtually-heading-to-ireland-ahead-of-brexit-93326342/Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:08Egypt uses cybersecurity law to limit social media and internet access<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/egypt-uses-cybersecurity-law-to-limit-social-media-and-internet-access-2269642/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_73193077.jpg' border='0'/></a>Human rights groups protest against new cybersecurity laws scheduled for Egypt warning of a grim future.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/egypt-uses-cybersecurity-law-to-limit-social-media-and-internet-access-2269642/Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:08US appeals court revives case against CBS over remastered recordings<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-appeals-court-revives-case-against-cbs-over-remastered-recordings-32352137/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_106411355.jpg' border='0'/></a>Plaintiffs claimed pre-1972 recording copyright infringed by the music companyhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-appeals-court-revives-case-against-cbs-over-remastered-recordings-32352137/Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:08Muslim who refused to shake the boss's hand wins court damages<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/muslim-who-refused-to-shake-the-bosss-hand-wins-court-damages-75345073/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_600183149.jpg' border='0'/></a>Swedish court awards damages to Muslim who refused to shake the boss's hand.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/muslim-who-refused-to-shake-the-bosss-hand-wins-court-damages-75345073/Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:08Second US lawyer murder within a week<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/second-us-lawyer-murder-within-a-week-73508949/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_2414203.jpg' border='0'/></a>Attorney on brink of retiring shot and killed by a suspected 'longtime friend and client' a matter of days after a Chicago lawyer slain.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/second-us-lawyer-murder-within-a-week-73508949/Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:08Tesla employee blows whistle on alleged spying, drugs and non-disclosure<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/tesla-employee-blows-whistle-on-alleged-spying-drugs-and-non-disclosure-43592745/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_729060736.jpg' border='0'/></a>Employee alleges Elon Musk had surveillance equipment installed, and says Tesla also did not disclose drugs and theft cases to investors.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/tesla-employee-blows-whistle-on-alleged-spying-drugs-and-non-disclosure-43592745/Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:08Fieldfisher latest to join NI's growing legal market<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fieldfisher-latest-to-join-nis-growing-legal-market-51609575/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/fieldfisher835x410website1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Northern Ireland continues expansion as firm becomes latest to add jobs, and establishes strategic partnership.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fieldfisher-latest-to-join-nis-growing-legal-market-51609575/Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:08New SA bill about tackling child pornography, not censorship<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-sa-bill-about-tackling-child-pornography-not-censorship-85890849/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_340222385.jpg' border='0'/></a>A SA government minister defends new Films and Publications Bill as a way of removing online child pornography, not a form of censorship.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-sa-bill-about-tackling-child-pornography-not-censorship-85890849/Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:08Lawyer sparks new 'gay wedding cake' baker lawsuit<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyer-sparks-new-gay-wedding-cake-baker-lawsuit-38252220/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_14686396.jpg' border='0'/></a>A lawyer asks baker for 'gender transition cake' as free speech, religion and anti-discrimination go head-to-head once more.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyer-sparks-new-gay-wedding-cake-baker-lawsuit-38252220/Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:08UK Judicial ombudsman asked to investigate 'barrister bias'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-judicial-ombudsman-asked-to-investigate-barrister-bias-23311479/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/49370362_s (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Barrister bias one of six cases brought to the UK judicial appointments commission that the judicial appointments & conduct ombudsman.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-judicial-ombudsman-asked-to-investigate-barrister-bias-23311479/Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:08RBS bottom of the league as US gives a $4.9bn red card for misconduct<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/rbs-bottom-of-the-league-as-us-gives-a-$49bn-red-card-for-misconduct-87877945/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_201243293.jpg' border='0'/></a>US justice department metes out largest penalty yet for financial crisis-era misconduct, as customers rate bank worst bankers.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/rbs-bottom-of-the-league-as-us-gives-a-$49bn-red-card-for-misconduct-87877945/Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:08Convicted women to be caned in Malaysia for 'attempting lesbian sex'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/convicted-women-to-be-caned-in-malaysia-for-attempting-lesbian-sex-36057031/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1034107636.jpg' border='0'/></a>Sharia law applied as two Malaysian women convicted of attempting to have lesbian sex in a car to be fined and caned.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/convicted-women-to-be-caned-in-malaysia-for-attempting-lesbian-sex-36057031/Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:08In-House Lawyers share their wants, needs and pain<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/in-house-lawyers-share-their-wants-needs-and-pain-54285381/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_393015088.jpg' border='0'/></a>Survey reports back initial findings from 'legal operations health check' covering in-house counsel on five continents.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/in-house-lawyers-share-their-wants-needs-and-pain-54285381/Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:08